internet freedom

Assange, Democracy, and the People’s Internet

By Sally Burch for bot populi The arrest of Julian Assange in London and his indictment by the US government highlight one of the main contradictions of our digitalized societie. The democratic principles of defending human rights and official transparency…

The Ultimate Guide to Internet Censorship

By Gray Williams Online censorship is becoming an increasingly relevant topic as various actors vie for control over the free flow of information. The importance of free and independent news and information outlets cannot be understated at the present time, and the influence…

The Case of Julian Assange

by Paul Craig Roberts, 10/06/2018. Here is the original post   Julian Assange is a journalist, not a spy. Because he published leaked material that proved the duplicity and criminality of the US Government, Washington has had him locked up…

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

We call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. by NOAM CHOMSKY, CHRIS HEDGES, JOHN PILGER, ET AL. First published on Counterpunch April 2, 2018.   If it was ever clear that the…

Protesters Take Net Neutrality Issue To FCC Chair’s Home

By Kevin Zeese Arlington, VA – Ajit Pai, the Chair of the FCC, is on a mission to destroy the Internet by reclassifying it so that it is no longer a common carrier where we all have equal access and…

Assange: The Future of the Web is in Latin America

A new landscape for the Latin America on-line infrastructure was proposed by Julian Assange, hacker, activist, journalist and founder of Wikileaks . During the First National Meeting of Internet Governance, held at the International Centre for Advanced Studies for Latin America…

Brazil Assumes Leadership in Future of Internet Governance

By Marcia Pinheiro for IPS News SÃO PAULO , Apr 25 2014 (IPS) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law an Internet bill of rights just before her opening speech at an international conference on Internet reform in the…

Aaron Swartz: The Life We Lost and the Day We Fight Back

By Amy Goodman PARK CITY, Utah—A year after Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz’s suicide at the age of 26, a film about this remarkable young man has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, titled “The Internet’s Own Boy: The…

Aaron Swartz – family statement

Official Statement from the Family and Partner of Aaron Swartz: Our beloved brother, son, friend, and partner Aaron Swartz hanged himself on Friday in his Brooklyn apartment. We are in shock, and have not yet come to terms with his…